HDS 1417

Genesis: Narrative Artistry and Theological Meanings

Jon D. Levenson

Description

A close critical reading in English of the Book of Genesis with an eye both to the storytellers' techniques and to the moral and theological dimensions of the text. Emphasis will be given to literary and religious rather than historical and editorial issues. Prerequisite: 1101 (ANE 120) or an equivalent introduction to the historical-critical study of the Hebrew Bible.

Enrollment Limited: No
Open to BTI Students: Yes
Jointly offered as ANE 134

Scheduling

0.50 credits
Fall 2012
Tue Thu 11:30am-1pm
Divinity Hall Room 106

Relationship to Program Requirements

Program Requirement Area / Category / Art / Designation
MTS Area(s) of Focus
  • Hebrew Bible/Old Testament
  • Jewish Studies
MDiv Distribution Category/ies
  • Scriptural Interpretation
MDiv Art(s) of Ministry
  • Religious Education and Spiritual Development
Language Course Designation(s) None